Monocle on Design

Sydney style: Akira Isogawa

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12 March 2019

Episode 387

27 minutes

We head to Sydney to meet Japanese-born Australian fashion designer Akira Isogawa in his atelier and talk about his childhood in Kyoto, his take on slow fashion and the first major exhibition exploring his career. Plus: what London should have learned from the Thamesmead housing estate.

12 March 2019

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Akira Isogawa

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We sit down with Japanese-born Australian fashion designer Akira Isogawa in his atelier and talk about his childhood in Kyoto, his take on slow fashion and the first major exhibition exploring his career.

8 minutes

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Thamesmead

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We dispatched Monocle managing editor Tom Reynolds to postwar planned community Thamesmead, in east London, to see what the future of housing used to look like.

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